USA, CT, New Haven

Using Electronic Health Records to Support Decision-Making in Pediatric Obesity Care

Description: 

This project will evaluate and compare different tools within electronic health records to assist pediatric primary care clinicians with providing higher quality childhood obesity care to help slow weight gain in children with obesity.

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September 15, 2016 to January 31, 2020

Patient-Centered Virtual Multimedia Interactive Informed Consent (VIC)

Description: 

This project developed the Patient-Centered Virtual Multimedia Interactive Informed Consent tool and found that patients who used the tool had increased knowledge and higher satisfaction than control patients.

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May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2018

Understanding How Social Influence and Social Networks Affect Electronic Medical Record Implementation

Description: 

This project studied the influence of social networks on technology implementation and found that clinicians’ networks influence beliefs and use of the electronic medical records.

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September 1, 2013 to May 31, 2015

Clinical Decision Support for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Description: 

This project developed and piloted a patient-centered clinical decision support tool that was used in emergency department management of minor head injury and found high patient and clinician satisfaction and usability.

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May 9, 2013 to April 30, 2018

Using Interactive Health Information Technology to Support Women’s Choices for Birth After Cesarean

Description: 

This project designed a shared decisionmaking support aid for vaginal birth after Caesarean section and concluded that the tool was feasible to implement for a diverse patient population.

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April 1, 2013 to July 31, 2016

Improving Guideline Development and Implementation

Description: 

This study was designed to reduce guideline ambiguities, improve efficiency, and create and evaluate tools to facilitate the writing of comprehensive and implementable guidelines.

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September 30, 2006 to February 28, 2012

ED Disability Diagnostic Tool: An HIT Feasibility Study

Description: 

This project developed and validated a new disability diagnostic tool that allowed emergency department physicians to connect patients to better healthcare referrals and proper long-term care services.

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August 1, 2010 to May 31, 2016

Web-based Renal Transplant Patient Medication System

Description: 

Developed and evaluated Web-enabled education tools in hospitals and homes for renal transplant patients to reduce medication errors and improve safety and compliance using wireless portable computers.

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September 1, 2004 to July 31, 2007

Electronic Records to Improve Care for Children

Description: 

Implemented and evaluated a community-wide EHR for health care providers in pediatric primary care, school health, specialty care, and emergency medicine who provide care for inner city children with asthma.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2007

Secure Messaging in a Pediatric Respiratory Medicine Setting

Description: 

This project evaluated how the implementation of a secure e-mail messaging (e-messaging) system between clinicians and patients affects provider efficiency, utilization of emergency department for medication refills, and patients’ satisfaction.

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September 1, 2007 to September 30, 2009